The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 355 287 247
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -40
Contract jobs citing XHTML 263 343 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 2.37% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 206 227
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.67 £26.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.69% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.46 £17.25 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.31 £35.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.34 - £25.00
XHTML
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15388 14454 14542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.61% 28.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 9346 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 255
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in England

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the England region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in England

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in England

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the England region.

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in England

XHTML
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

XHTML Hourly Rate Histogram in England

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -49 94 £375 - 20
East of England +17 39 £375 +11.11% 6
North West -24 36 £483 +38.00% 16
South East -43 34 £350 +2.18% 7
Yorkshire -38 27 £490 +206.25% 10
North East - 27 £475 - 5
West Midlands -4 8 £375 +19.04% 1
South West -15 5 £425 +30.76% 3
East Midlands -15 4 £260 -20.00% 10
XHTML
UK

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML.

1 501 (100.00%) HTML
2 484 (96.61%) CSS
3 435 (86.83%) JavaScript
4 202 (40.32%) Java
5 197 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (38.12%) HTML5
7 169 (33.73%) jQuery
8 165 (32.93%) XML
9 163 (32.53%) SQL
10 162 (32.34%) Ajax
11 116 (23.15%) CSS3
12 112 (22.36%) TDD
13 111 (22.16%) E-Commerce
14 110 (21.96%) .NET
15 102 (20.36%) Web Services
16 97 (19.36%) C#
17 95 (18.96%) MySQL
18 90 (17.96%) Linux
19 89 (17.76%) JSP
20 86 (17.17%) W3C
21 85 (16.97%) MVC
22 84 (16.77%) J2EE
23 78 (15.57%) OO
24 77 (15.37%) User Experience
25 76 (15.17%) UNIX
26 71 (14.17%) PHP
27 70 (13.97%) Web Design
28 69 (13.77%) SQL Server
29 67 (13.37%) CMS
30 64 (12.77%) ASP.NET

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (13.37%) CMS
2 55 (10.98%) WebSphere
3 38 (7.58%) Node.js
4 31 (6.19%) Apache
5 24 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (3.79%) Drupal
7 18 (3.59%) JBoss
8 17 (3.39%) IIS
8 17 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (2.00%) WordPress
11 9 (1.80%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.60%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.00%) Immediacy CMS
14 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.60%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 52 (10.38%) Photoshop
2 25 (4.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.00%) MS Office
3 5 (1.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.80%) GIMP
5 3 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Magento
2 8 (1.60%) Tridion
3 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.40%) RMDS
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.19%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.60%) Office 365
3 5 (1.00%) GitHub
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.78%) Internet
2 23 (4.59%) HTTP
3 7 (1.40%) Intranet
4 5 (1.00%) SSL
5 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) Extranet
7 2 (0.40%) Firewall
7 2 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.40%) Skype
7 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.40%) LDAP
7 2 (0.40%) LAN
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) 4G
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.20%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.96%) MySQL
2 69 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 47 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 46 (9.18%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.99%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.39%) DB2
8 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.00%) Redis
12 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.98%) Subversion
3 37 (7.39%) Ant
4 35 (6.99%) Eclipse
5 31 (6.19%) Visual Studio
6 24 (4.79%) Grunt
7 21 (4.19%) Bower
8 17 (3.39%) Jasmine
9 16 (3.19%) Maven
10 13 (2.59%) JUnit
10 13 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.59%) JIRA
11 9 (1.80%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (1.60%) Log4j
12 8 (1.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (1.40%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.20%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.00%) Xcode
16 4 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (6.39%) Finance
2 26 (5.19%) Marketing
3 19 (3.79%) Banking
4 12 (2.40%) Retail
5 11 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.00%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Publishing
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 431 (86.03%) Developer
2 92 (18.36%) Front-End Developer
3 59 (11.78%) Web Developer
4 56 (11.18%) Java Developer
5 45 (8.98%) Senior Developer
6 38 (7.58%) PHP Developer
7 31 (6.19%) .NET Developer
8 27 (5.39%) Designer
9 26 (5.19%) Architect
10 25 (4.99%) UI Developer
10 25 (4.99%) UI Programmer
11 22 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
14 16 (3.19%) AWS Developer
15 15 (2.99%) Web Designer
16 14 (2.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 14 (2.79%) Front-End Web Developer
17 13 (2.59%) C# Developer
18 12 (2.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (100.00%) HTML
2 484 (96.61%) CSS
3 191 (38.12%) HTML5
4 169 (33.73%) jQuery
5 165 (32.93%) XML
6 162 (32.34%) Ajax
7 116 (23.15%) CSS3
8 110 (21.96%) .NET
9 102 (20.36%) Web Services
10 89 (17.76%) JSP
11 84 (16.77%) J2EE
12 64 (12.77%) ASP.NET
12 64 (12.77%) AngularJS
13 61 (12.18%) XSLT
14 57 (11.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 56 (11.18%) RESTful
16 52 (10.38%) JSTL
17 46 (9.18%) Semantic HTML
18 43 (8.58%) Sass
19 42 (8.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 86 (17.17%) W3C
2 77 (15.37%) User Experience
3 27 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.79%) Web 2.0
5 17 (3.39%) Graphic Design
6 9 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.40%) Social Media
9 6 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.80%) NHS
11 3 (0.60%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.40%) Wiki
12 2 (0.40%) SecurID
12 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.40%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.96%) Linux
2 76 (15.17%) UNIX
3 37 (7.39%) Windows
4 29 (5.79%) Solaris
5 23 (4.59%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.60%) HPUX
7 5 (1.00%) Android
8 4 (0.80%) CentOS
9 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.40%) SUSE
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.36%) TDD
3 111 (22.16%) E-Commerce
4 85 (16.97%) MVC
5 78 (15.57%) OO
6 70 (13.97%) Web Design
7 61 (12.18%) Scrum
8 54 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 47 (9.38%) Content Management
10 46 (9.18%) SOA
10 46 (9.18%) BDD
11 43 (8.58%) Web Development
12 37 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (6.19%) SEO
14 27 (5.39%) DevOps
15 24 (4.79%) Functional Programming
15 24 (4.79%) Web Accessibility
15 24 (4.79%) B2C
16 21 (4.19%) RAD
16 21 (4.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 435 (86.83%) JavaScript
2 202 (40.32%) Java
3 163 (32.53%) SQL
4 97 (19.36%) C#
5 71 (14.17%) PHP
6 45 (8.98%) Ruby
7 36 (7.19%) Python
8 27 (5.39%) T-SQL
8 27 (5.39%) C++
9 25 (4.99%) XPath
10 24 (4.79%) Clojure
11 16 (3.19%) Perl
12 14 (2.79%) VB
13 13 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.59%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.60%) C
16 8 (1.60%) Scala
16 8 (1.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (6.99%) Degree
2 20 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) HND
5 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.60%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) HL7
3 3 (0.60%) WCAG
4 2 (0.40%) WAI
4 2 (0.40%) TickIT
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.40%) Puppet
2 5 (1.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.40%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 51 (10.18%) Adobe
2 44 (8.78%) IBM
3 35 (6.99%) Oracle
4 22 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.59%) Zend
6 17 (3.39%) Google
7 14 (2.79%) Macromedia
8 9 (1.80%) ATG
9 8 (1.60%) FatWire
9 8 (1.60%) Blue Martini
9 8 (1.60%) Interwoven
9 8 (1.60%) Elastic Path
10 7 (1.40%) Sencha
10 7 (1.40%) Omniture
11 6 (1.20%) OpenText
11 6 (1.20%) RedDot
12 5 (1.00%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.60%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.60%) Kony
13 3 (0.60%) SAP
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Manchester, Lancashire
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North East
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Newcastle
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North West
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Leeds
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Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
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